Everytime I get asked what has been my favorite experience in Java I don’t have to think much about it: Without any doubt visiting Mount Bromo. Watching the sunrise over East-Java’s famous volcanic terrain was almost a surreal experience, out of this world with the scenery that gave me the feeling of rather being on …
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My Day Exploring Angkor Wat

Last updated: July 24th, 2016 | in Beyond Thailand

Today I eventually decided to write about my visit to Angkor Wat in Cambodia and I just didn’t do it until now as I think there are already so many blog posts about this topic out there and any guide book for Cambodia has its own huge Angkor Wat section, providing any kind of information from where …
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Last weekend I went to Chonburi, with just about one hour drive the closest beach town from Bangkok and therefore one of the most popular short time trips for Bangkokians. It didn’t take long until I realized why most of the tourists (especially foreigners) prefer heading one hour further down the coast to Pattaya. I …
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Korat is one of the most underestimated towns in Isaan. That’s quite strange really and I guess many people simply don’t know that this is not only the biggest province in Isaan but also the 2nd biggest province in all of Thailand in terms of population – and even the biggest one in terms of area! The result are many …
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I just came back to Bangkok yesterday from my second trip to the Northeast of Thailand, Isaan. This time the trip was all about Nakhon Ratchasima or as Thais call it in short: Korat. Before I tell you about my experiences there, my highlights and how the nightlife is, here are three really interesting facts about Korat …
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Here are the four common ways to get from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima or better known as Korat. Bangkok to Korat by Bus This is how I went there last weekend. Take the MRT (Underground) to Kamphaeng Phet station and from there by motorcycle taxi to Mo Chit Northern Bus Terminal (30 Baht). Go up to the second …
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The Bangkok Cat Cafe

Last updated: August 15th, 2014 | in Living

I just visited the coolest cafe ever here in Bangkok: The place had not just nice decorations and relaxed and cozy atmosphere, but about ten to fifteen cats walking around. My friend told me about this concept cafe that apparently has become so popular recently in Japan as residents of new condominiums are not allowed to …
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Something Different: Ice Skating in Bangkok

Last updated: September 15th, 2016 | in Bangkok | Traveling

I just came back to my room from an ice skating session here in Bangkok. Seriously. I even took some pictures to show you. The rink we went to is at the 7th floor of the Central Rama9 shopping mall. It’s called “The Rink”. That’s the same place where I met Thailand’s most famous TV …
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My Top 5: The Best Thai Food

Last updated: September 1st, 2016 | in Living

Thai food is world famous and for me it is without any doubt the best in whole Asia. Or how Thais would say: อาหารไทยอร่อยที่สุด. From the first day I have been to Thailand, I never had any problems with the local food. That wasn’t always the case, especially during my travels through Asia. And it’s not …
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Apparently it just wasn’t enough to have met Thailand’s most famous TV star earlier this week. Mrs Fortuna had prepared another pretty unexpected thing for today’s afternoon and it happened again here in Bangkok. Me and my friend had just finished our swimming session in the Ramkamhaeng district as we decided to check the ticket …
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What to do in Singapore? 5 Highlights

Last updated: January 4th, 2017 | in Beyond Thailand

Singapore is not just the financial giant of Southeast Asia, it is also a hugely popular tourist destination. Many backpackers start or end their trip around Southeast Asia in Singapore, like I did: Singapore has been the first Asian country I have visited in 2009  and from there I traveled up overland through Malaysia, Thailand, …
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